S.Res. 612 (112th): A resolution honoring the life and legacy of the Honorable Arlen Specter, distinguished former Senator for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


Dec 10, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 10, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on December 10, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Dec 10, 2012

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Dec 10, 2012
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


99 cosponsors (50D, 47R, 2I) (show)

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